On Thursday, President Trump announced that he would donate $1 million to the relief effort for Hurricane Harvey, which has ravaged Southeast Texas, especially Houston. Trump did the same thing in 2012 when Hurricane Sandy hit the Northeast, but never fulfilled that pledge.
Shortly after the White House said the president would give to help the victims of Harvey, his son, Eric, thought it would be a great idea to go on Twitter and try to troll CNN with this post:
— Eric Trump (@EricTrump) August 31, 2017
If Eric had bothered to do a few seconds of online research, he would have found that CNN had already done a story on the $1 million pledge from his daddy. CNN brought it to Eric’s attention:
— CNN (@CNN) August 31, 2017
The network also had some fun with Eric, responding to his snark with this:
You guessed wrong. We covered the pledge online and on-air well before your tweet. 🤦♂️ pic.twitter.com/j9QgnxXgve
— CNN Communications (@CNNPR) September 1, 2017
Others on Twitter also gave Eric a heaping helping of hell:
We know your dad talks a big game about giving away money but never really follows through.https://t.co/JfZelPMglv
— Rap Bastardz (@RapBastardz) September 1, 2017
They did 3 hours before you whined. It's not always about you, ya Putz. The best people just do it quietly, and don't look for "atta boys"
— Charlie Hamik (@RainKing911) August 31, 2017
Poor little Eric Trump, all that money and he can't even buy a clue.
— Bobby Pearce (@bobbypearce) September 1, 2017
Yeah, Eric! That should be the biggest point of donating money… so the MSM covers it. If they don't do that then why even donate, right!?
— Josh Potter (@J_Potter) September 1, 2017
Remember when people did the right things quietly w/out bragging about it or expecting anything back? Good times.
— Nema (@nema) September 1, 2017
Just like the fake donation after 911 and the fake university and the fake cancer charity that was funneled into the golf courses etc etc
— The Way to Freedom (@bidani_bechir) September 1, 2017
Eric, much like his daddy, really needs to stay of Twitter. But neither one will. It’s their favorite way of patting themselves on the back. Are we supposed to be impressed?
This article was originally published by the same author at LiberalAmerica.org